Problem: The other half of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine  was won by Youyou Tu. Youyou Tu discovered Artemisinin, a drug that has significantly reduced the mortality rates for patients suffering from Malaria.  a. List your priorities (1, 2, 3 etc.) in the boxes provided surrounding the chiral centers indicated with a black dot (·) and determine if each is either R or S.    

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The other half of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine  was won by Youyou Tu. Youyou Tu discovered Artemisinin, a drug that has significantly reduced the mortality rates for patients suffering from Malaria. 

a. List your priorities (1, 2, 3 etc.) in the boxes provided surrounding the chiral centers indicated with a black dot (·) and determine if each is either R or S.

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